Far from being an affectation of the nouveau rich, a chandelier can be wonderful addition to your dining room. Whether you are looking to add a little something to your dining room or you are redecorating the whole house, a chandelier can dramatically change the look of the area its installed in a variety of wonderful ways.
First and foremost a chandelier is a light source and you can count on it to bathe your dining are in a very specific sort of light. Lamps and simple ceiling lights are often harsh or murky due to their shades, but with a chandelier, you have glass shades that come in a variety of different thicknesses and that can diffuse your light in a number of different ways. The first thing to think about is where the light will be directed. If you are only interested in one focal point for the room you may want to go with a more traditional chandelier that will just keep the light focused on one area. For more variety, however, there are plenty of chandelier that can be adjusted to provide some variety in where the light is pointed. Some chandeliers will offer the best of both worlds and between their multiple bulbs and the refraction ability the glass, will be able to bathe your dining room in a warm light.
More than just being lights however, chandeliers are wonderful decorative objects, bringing class and art to a room in an unobtrusive manner. There are many different effects you can convey with a chandelier. For instance, you can go with a extremely traditional one, whether it is a beautifully graceful and attractive cut glass chandelier with a floral design, or you can try a more modern feel when you look for a chandelier that is made of graduated glass chimes. There are thousands of different models of chandeliers and whatever decorating plan you are interested in, you can find one that suits you.
Chandeliers also fit into smaller spaces. Far from being the large glass affairs that you might think they are, many modern chandeliers are wide rather than tall, making them perfect even for a ceiling that isn’t ten feet tall. They won’t impede on your walking area the way a floor lamp will and they’ll add a lovely decorative touch to your dining room.
When a guest wanders into the room, depending on the layout, their eyes are usually drawn up, and a chandelier is a charming thing to have draw conversation to! You don’t have to stick with just clear glass, either; many chandeliers are made with stained glass, giving your dining room a wonderful Art Deco or Art Nouveau style. You can play this up in many ways, or you can let the chandelier speak for itself and leave the rest of the room bare. Either way, you can make a striking statement with both your lighting and your chandelier If you are looking to redo your dining room, don’t be restricted to the chairs and table. Look up and think about the space you could fill with a chandelier and decide exactly what sort of light you want in your space!